Aug 28, 2017

Fourth Perth Waldorf School student contracts measles

A fourth student from Perth Waldorf School has come down with measles.
Cathy O'Leary
PerthNow
August 25, 2017

A FOURTH case of measles has been confirmed in a student from the Perth Waldorf School in Bibra Lake.

The WA Health Department’s Virus Watch bulletin has confirmed the latest case, with three students contracting the disease from a high school student who developed measles after a holiday in Italy which is in the midst of a measles epidemic.
The department said all four students who developed measles were unvaccinated.

The school, which is believed to have a high rate of unvaccinated students, recently agreed to a Health Department offer to set up an immunisation clinic at the school.
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